Tag Archives: The Black Keys

The Black Keys’ Patrick Karney isn’t a fan of Testament

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Testament’s eleventh album, Brotherhood of the Snake, will be out on October 28th. A lot of people are getting excited about it. The Black Keys’ drummer Patrick Carney isn’t one of them. Already a snarky presence on Twittter, he’s been given a (likely recurring) segment on HBO’s new nightly VICE News Tonight show. “Patrick Carney’s High Standards Music […]

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‘Rock Band 4’ adds System of a Down, Disturbed and more

Posted by on August 4, 2015

With Rock Band 4 landing on PS4 and XBox One in October to reboot the guitar-based rhythm game franchise, more bands are starting to be announced for the game. They seem to be doling out the artist and song listings slowly, with last month’s addition of 11 songs added to the initial listing, also of 11 […]

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Guitar Hero Live unveils initial set list

Posted by on May 12, 2015

A month or so ago, everyone got pretty excited when it was announced that first Rock Band and then Guitar Hero were being revived for next-gen systems. Then a screen shot on Guitar Hero’s Facebook page showed 10 songs that were a bit polarizing. And by “a bit polarizing,” we mean “everyone hated it.” A […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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Century Media Back On Spotify

Posted by on July 30, 2012

While much of America has gotten on board with Spotify since they launched in a year ago (especially since their integration with Facebook), there have been some notable holdouts from the service. While it’s mainly been established bands (Tool, Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, The Beatles) or acts waiting to put their newer full length albums up […]

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U.S. Album Sales Honeymoon Is Over

Posted by on July 6, 2012

So now that 2012 is more than half over, the folks at Billboard have crunched some numbers for record sales for the first half of the year. And while last year at this time showed album sales increasing for the first time since 2004, it’s back to business as usual this year. Album sales for the […]

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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Weighs In On Sabbath, Van Halen

Posted by on June 22, 2012

One of the best things about being in a band as a duo is that there aren’t generally lineup shuffles.  And it doesn’t seem like  Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney is a fan of lineup changes that much. In an interview with Rolling Stone, The drummer had some choice things to say about Black Sabbath and […]

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Black Sabbath Confirmed For This Year’s Lollapalooza

Posted by on April 11, 2012

This morning, the lineup for this year’s Lollapalooza was officially announced. And though most of the lineup had been leaked earlier this week, the announcement confirms that Black Sabbath will indeed be performing at Lollapalooza. Also confirmed for the three day festival in Chicago are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Jack White, […]

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Black Sabbath, At The Drive-In Rumored For Lollapalooza

Posted by on April 9, 2012

According to numerous sources, the lineup to this year’s Lollapalooza has reportedly leaked. Among the many bands rumored for this year’s bill are Black Sabbath and At The Drive-In, along with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Florence + The Machine and many others. While an official announcement is expected to be made […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/13: To Continue To Pay For Spotify Or Not?

Posted by on January 13, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. As you all know, it’s been six months since Spotify made its debut in the U.S. And that means that a lot […]

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